Bill Thomas: Having You on Sky Movies

Date - 3 May, 2013, All News Film
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Bill plays Mr Rivers in this romantic drama. After finally proposing to his long-term girlfriend Camilla (Romola Garai), Jack (Andrew Buchan) is suddenly confronted by Anna (Anna Friel), a one-night stand from a rock concert eight years ago. But the big shock comes when she introduces him to the product of their liaison – a son called Phoenix. A former wild man is tamed by the twin horrors of commitment and responsibility in this bittersweet British comedy from actor and first-time director Sam Hoare. where Jack’s life is turned upside down by the arrival of an old one-night stand that introduces him to his seven year old son.

The film was released in January 2013 and was directed by Sam Hoare and will make it’s television debut on Sky Movies this week.


Bill Thomas is one of the most prolific character actors of his generation with over 400 roles on stage, film and television. He is perhaps best known for playing Tom Hensall in all of the BBC Series Cutting It, Charles Vance in the BBC serial The House of Elliott and is affectionately remembered as Tory Boy’s Dad in the long running comedy series Harry Enfield and Chums.

Other notable television credits include The Great Train Robbery, Da Vinci’s Demons for Starz Network, Doc Martin, Outnumbered, New Tricks, Merlin, Midsomer Murders, Foyles War, Great Expectations, Moll Flanders and Trial & Retribution.

Feature film credits include Having You, Song For Marion, Pusher, Abraham's Point, The Calcium Kid and Loving Vincent. Bill also played the co-lead in the Oscar Nominated film Syrup.

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